"Why ‘the will of the people’ is a myth in British democracy "

[https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/oct/24/will-of-the-people-british-democracy]’
nicely concise, mentions participatory budgeting in Porto Alegre, citizens’ assemblies etc

Democracy?
As Walter Bagehot once said …
“ Democracy is there to give people the illusion of freedom “